Leeds United hires Marsch as their new head coach

Mon 28 February 2022 | 19:58

Jesse Marsch has been appointed as Leeds United’s new coach after Bielsa’s departure.

Marcelo Bielsa

was dismissed after

Leeds United’s

disappointing 4-0 defeat against


, and now they have chosen

Jesse Marsch

as their new head coach and have signed a contract with him that will commit him to the club until 2025.

The American head coach has worked with

New York Red Bulls


RB Salzburg

, and he is expected to change the club’s situation as they keep struggling to live up to the expectations, and the club’s director of football

Victor Orta

has talked about the matter insisting that they are happy to have the 48-year-old head coach on board.

"We are delighted to welcome Jesse to the club and excited for him to lead us into this new chapter.

"Jesse is someone we identified a number of years ago during his time at Red Bull Salzburg and we believe his philosophy and style of football aligns with that of the club and will suit the players very well.

"We have a long-term plan and firmly believe he can take Leeds United to the next level and are excited for what the future holds."

Leeds’ Chief Executive

Angus Kinnear

has also talked about the matter, insisting that the decision-makers and the fans are excited to have Marsch around.

"We are really pleased to have quickly secured the services of our first-choice head coach.

"Whilst the short-term objective for Jesse is obvious, we believe he has the courage and ambition to build on the strong foundations we have created over the last four years and elevate the performance of the club over the long-term.

"He had a great deal of success with New York Red Bulls and Red Bull Salzburg and has demonstrated during our many meetings that he is a great fit with the footballing culture of Leeds United.

"At this challenging time, it is important that the club remains united from top to bottom. The fans have been amazing throughout Andrea's tenure and we have no doubt they will unite behind Jesse and ensure the team quickly returns to winning with style."

source: SportMob

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